Senior Splunk Engineer in Herndon, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you a skilled and passionate Splunk Engineer? Are you interested in joining an innovative security consulting organization to ensure client security posture? If so, we may have the ideal role for you with our client in Herndon!

Due to federal security contract requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen.

Responsibilities of the Senior Splunk Engineer:

  • Drive complex Splunk deployments to ensure client security posture
  • Leverage experience to enable best practices and drive innovative solution development

Requirements of the Senior Splunk Engineer:

  • At least 3 years of hands-on experience with security monitoring tools, including Cisco IDS, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, McAfee, and Symantec
  • At least 2 years of experience with scripting languages (bash), application development (Java, Perl, Python), databases, and analytical tools
  • At least 1 years of Splunk experience, including writing and tuning Splunk enterprise security correlation searches
  • Experience with network monitoring tools and strong knowledge of network protocols
  • Ability to perform security analysis and develop and implement security policies 
  • Ability to quickly examine and understand complex security problems and their effect on client operations
  • Ability to engage with and collaborate with a diverse range of technical and business audiences
  • Experience with both Unix and Windows operating systems, strong knowledge of command line interface
  • Motivated self-starter with excellent organizational skills with the ability to work collaboratively 
  • Ability to travel regionally and domestically up to 25%

Keywords: Senior Splunk Engineer, Cisco, Palo Alto, Cyber Security, Unix, Windows, CLI

Job ID: 332226

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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